13th God

Written by:

Rose Scollard

Cast Size:
6

Roles For:

  • Men: 3
  • Women: 3

Genre:

Adaptation
Comedy

Themes:

Greek Play
Power
Romance
Travel

Length:

40 min.

Year Written:

1989

Synopsis:

“In 13th God, two women vacationing on a Greek island are caught up in the desperate attempts of an ancient buffoon-like god to reclaim power and romance. A layering of time, situations and archetypal characters create a portrayal of the universal search for wholeness and solace.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

Marina: The daughter. Also the young Ariadne, the naive Caryatid and the childish Old Tourist. / Bea: The mother. Also Lina, Pasiphae, the keen Old Tourist and the experienced Caryatid / Delphine: the Old Woman. Also the knowing Old tourist, the third Caryatid, Pasiphae’s Maid and Ariadne in old age. / Disembodied Head. Also (with body) Deianeiros and Theseus / Peleus: The Tourist. Also Edward, Daedalus, and Waiter / Theo: Dionysos

First Produced:

1989, Pumphouse Theatre

Resources:

13th God is available through the CPO Website.

For more information about the playwright and her work, visit the CWPO collection.

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Notes:

Roles can be doubled.

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